Synonyms for beleaguer

Synonyms for (verb) beleaguer

Synonyms: beleaguer, besiege, circumvent, surround, hem in

Definition: surround so as to force to give up

Usage: The Turks besieged Vienna

Similar words: assail, attack

Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week


Synonyms: beleaguer, badger, bug, pester, tease

Definition: annoy persistently

Usage: The children teased the boy because of his stammer

Similar words: rag, frustrate, crucify, dun, torment, bedevil

Definition: treat cruelly

Usage: The children tormented the stuttering teacher